November 22, 1995
25 years old
5 ft 4½ in | 164 cm
35-25-33 in | 89-63.5-84 cm
52 kg | 115 pounds
5.5 US | 36 EU
Katherine Grace McNamara was born in Kansas City, Missouri, United States, on November 22, 1995, is an American actress.
Young Katherine McNamara first started her career on stage, in Kansas City.
She landed her Broadway debut in a musical "A Little Night Music" (2010) in role as Fredrika Armfeldt, at the age of 13.
She made her big screen debut in romantic comedy film New Year's Eve (2011) in role as Lily Bowman.
She got her television debut in NBC crime drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011) in episode "Flight" in role as Jasmine.
Her breakthrough performance came as Clary Fray in Freeform supernatural drama television series Shadowhunters (2016-2019).
El Tonto (2021) comedy in role as Terry, opposite Travis Fimmel and Kate Beckinsale
Trust (2021) thriller in role as Amy, with Victoria Justice and Matthew Daddario
The Adventures of Bunny Bravo (2021) animated in role as Cat
Finding You (2021) romantic drama in role as Taylor Risdale, with Vanessa Redgrave and Saoirse-Monica Jackson
She played Sonya in dystopian science fiction films:
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014) comedy drama adventure opposite Joel Courtney and Jake T. Austin
A Sort of Homecoming (2015) drama with Laura Marano, Parker Mack and Michelle Clunie
Natural Selection (2016) drama opposite Mason Dye, Ryan Munzert and Anthony Michael Hall
Is That a Gun in Your Pocket? (2016) comedy with Andrea Anders and Matt Passmore
Assimilate (2019) science fiction horror opposite Joel Courtney, Andi Matichak and Calum Worthy
Kappa Kappa Die (2020) horror with Maame-Yaa Aforo, Shanley Caswell and Georgie Flores
She won the People's Choice Awards for Female TV Star and the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Actress for her performance as Clary Fray in Freeform supernatural drama television series Shadowhunters (2016-2019).
She had recurring role as Mia Smoak in superhero series Arrow (2018-2020), also has played the same character in series: The Flash (2014), Supergirl (2015), DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016) and Batwoman (2019).
Kickin' It (2012-2013) Disney XD comedy series in role as Claire
Happyland (2014) MTV comedy series in role as Harper Munroe
The Fosters (2015) Freeform family drama series in role as Ekaterina
The Stand (2020) CBS All Access dark fantasy miniseries in role as Julie Lawry
Graduated from high school, at the age of 14.
Graduated from Drexel University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, at the age of 17.
Good friends with actor Joel Courtney.
She is an ambassador for Girl Up.
Spokesperson for Stomp Out Bullying.
Supports MS Society and St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
She wrote and sang song "Chatter" for comedy drama movie Contest (2013).
Released songs on digital music platforms in 2020:
"What Do We Got to Lose"
"Making a Monster Out of Me"
"Just Like James"
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated Pierson Fode (2016) and Joel Courtney (2011-2015).